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Mixed Media Art

  • Ages: 10-12yrs
  • Term: Summer
  • Length: 8 weeks


In this experimental course, young artists aged 10-12 will explore a range of different mediums and discover new ways to create.

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What you need to know

When does it run?

Summer term 2024

Saturday 6 April – 25 May 2024

Summer term 2025

Saturday 26 April – 14 June 2025

How long is the course?

8 Saturdays

What time are the classes?


Who's this course for?

This course has been developed for aspiring artists aged 10-12.

Does my young artist need any qualifications or experience?

No. This is an introductory course, so your young artist doesn't need any previous experience, just buckets of enthusiasm!

I’m not sure if this is suitable for my young artist. Can I speak to someone?

Yes of course! If you'd like to discuss if this course is suitable for your young artist, get in touch with us: email or call +44 (0) 1202 363222.

How much does this course cost?

2024: £219

2025: £239

What's included in this price?

  • All course materials and resources
  • Everything your young artist will need to take part in the course will be provided by us – no hidden costs!

  • Classes are practical, so wear clothes that you don't mind your young artists getting messy
  • Drinks and snacks for break time and duration of class; please ensure snacks do not contain nuts
  • It's strongly advised phones, tablets and other valuables are not brought to class. Any personal possessions are the responsibility of your young artist and AUB will not be liable for any loss or damage

About this course

This experimental and exploratory course has been designed for aspiring artists aged 10-12 – it's the perfect step up for any of our Young Artists. They’ll unleash their imaginations and explore the potential of their own creativity using a range of methods and materials, including painting, drawing, printmaking, modelmaking, idea exploration and much, much more.

This exciting and hands-on course offers budding young artists and designers the opportunity to develop their natural creative interests within a structured taught programme.

Your young artists will explore the potential of their own creativity using a range of methods and materials. This’ll give them the chance to develop a range of skills and techniques that’ll allow them to work in a variety of different mediums and combine them to create truly expressive pieces of work.

This course has been designed especially for young artists that wish to develop independent skills and advance their own creative journey through a range of materials and techniques, some of which may not be covered in their school art classes.

Your young artists will be supported to fully explore their creative talent and future potential, with the aim of helping them discover the art and design discipline that they wish to specialise in.

  • Explore a range of materials and different processes
  • Get to grips using a range of professional tools, equipment, and studio environments
  • Contemporary design
  • Experiment with different art disciplines, including painting, drawing, printmaking, and modelmaking
  • Art theory
  • Sustainability and environmental impact
  • Develop their personal style

At the end of the course your young artist will:

  • Possess improved artistic skills
  • Understand how to use a range of professional tools safely and effectively
  • Be able to use a range of different art materials and understand which materials best suit their intentions
  • Have developed a variety of traditional and contemporary design techniques
  • Understand issues surrounding sustainability and the environment
  • Know which art discipline they wish to specialise in
  • Have increased confidence in their own skills
  • Have boosted creativity and imagination
  • Feel inspired by the new skills they've learnt and from sharing ideas with new friends
  • Have the foundations to continue creating beyond this course
  • You can request a certificate to confirm your young artist's achievements, providing they have 100% attendance record. To request a certificate please get in touch with us at and confirm name of your young artist and the title of course they've completed

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Beyond the course

This could just be the start of your young artist's creative journey! After this course, your young artist could further their mixed media art skills, continue to harness their creativity and explore alternative Saturday Art School subjects or look forward to the future and the next step(s) in their creative journey by exploring AUB's Foundation Diploma in Art, Design and Media.

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Why choose Saturday Art School for your young artist?

At Saturday Art School we encourage your young artists to be themselves; there's no right or wrong way to be creative.

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